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 Re: clarinet vs sax embouchure
Author: fromsfca 2017
Date:   2017-12-03 07:46

Clarinet and sax are both resistance instruments. Tone is the result of the combination of air support vibrating the reed and filling the bore to derive an appealing sound.

Sax has a wider bore and mouthpiece, demanding more air, and it is easier to get good response going over the break (b or c to d on sax as opposed to a to b on clarinet).

However, I would strongly recommend having a solid relationship to clarinet before trying sax. Much of one carries to the other, and you will find solid familiarity with one will make learning the other much easier.

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